History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Morgan, Justin Colfax
Born July 8, 1900, in Buffalo, NY
Died May 24, 1959

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on January 25, 1956, to a seat vacated by John Knight. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 1956, and received commission on March 8, 1956. Service terminated on May 24, 1959, due to death.

Education:
Colgate University, A.B., 1921
University of Buffalo Law School, LL.B., 1924

Professional Career:
Private practice, Buffalo, New York, 1925-1956
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of New York, 1928-1935
Councilman, Tonawonda, New York, 1934-1940
State assemblyman, New York, 1941-1956
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